Skip to main content

Ohio University

Supermarket and Grocery Stores Industry Guide

Resources and research tips for the supermarket, grocery stores, and food retail industry

An Introduction to Industry Tools


This is a recording of the research session I gave to students on August 26, 2019 about finding industry and company information for the grocery stores and supermarket industry. In the video I demonstrate many of the resources found on this guide.

Project 2 Resources: Tools for Local Market Analysis

This is a recording of the research session I gave to business students on October 21, 2019. I use Simmons Insight, SImplyAnaltyics, Mergent Intellect,and Bizminer to research the food stores industry. These essential tools can help you understand consumers, competitors, and industry vitality in a local market. In this demonstration, I use "health food stores" as my example . These databases are licensed to Ohio University for student and faculty use. If you are not affiliated with Ohio University, check with your university or library about access.